Seeking the best interests of children in Lake County
In Illinois, the family court can appoint an attorney to represent the best interests of a child in a custody case. Gary L. Schlesinger andMichael Strauss both accept court appointments as a child’s representative. To learn more about your child’s rights in a custody dispute, please contact our Lake County family law firm.
A child’s representative in an Illinois child custody case serves two main functions:
- Determine and advise the court regarding best interests of the child
- Present the wishes and requests of the child to the family court
Our Libertyville family law attorneys handle all aspects of divorce, dissolution, and Illinois family law. We handle parental rights issues involving juvenile court, guardianship, and other decisions regarding placement of children.
If your family is involved in a contentious child custody dispute, a court-appointed child’s representative can articulate the interests of your child to the court. To learn more about the role of a child’s representative in Illinois family law, call or e-mail our Lake County child custody attorney. Contact an Illinois child’s rights attorney.